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Vincent McCauley, C.S.C.

Vincent McCauley, C.S.C.

Bishop of the Poor, Apostle of East Africa 

Author: Richard Gribble, C.S.C.

Regular Price: $22.95

Sale Price: $3.00

Format: Paperback

Length: 520 pages, with an 8-page black-and-white photo insert

Trim size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 978-1-59471-110-7

Imprint: Ave Maria Press

On-sale date: September 1, 2008

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In this definitive biography of "servant of God" Vincent McCauley, C.S.C., Richard Gribble, C.S.C., shows how his life was one of extremes. McCauley grew up in the quiet, peaceful, American town of Council Bluffs, Iowa, in the early twentieth century. Although he nearly lost his beloved calling to be a missionary to cancer, he went on as a bishop to survive the rampant violence of 1970s Uganda. This compelling biography demonstrates how, through these changing extremes, McCauley maintained an immovable faith and uncompromising vision, hewn within the long-standing missionary spirit of the Congregation of Holy Cross.


"Will rekindle the memory of the generous, witty, saintly, and zealous missionary."

"For those who knew Bishop Vincent McCauley, Richard Gribble’s biography will rekindle the memory of the generous, witty, saintly, and zealous missionary whose vision for the Church in East Africa served Christians in that part of the world so well. For those not fortunate enough to have known him, Gribble’s story of McCauley’s life and work will explain why he was a legend to his contemporaries."

Rev. James Connelly, C.S.C.
General Archivist, Congregation of Holy Cross

"Very timely."

"Vividly portrays the missionary journeys of Vincent McCauley and is very timely as his cause for canonization moves ahead."

Joseph Healey, M.M. Superior
Maryknoll Society House Masaki, Msasani